- 12 eggs
- Cold water
- Place eggs in a single layer in a large saucepan; add enough cold water to cover by 1 in. Cover and quickly bring to a boil. Remove from the heat. Let stand for 15 minutes for large eggs (18 minutes for extra-large eggs and 12 minutes for medium eggs).
- Rinse eggs in cold water and place in ice water until completely cooled. Drain and refrigerate. Yield: 12 servings.
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"My yolks were undercooked, but that may be because of our high elevation. If you live at high elevation, you will need to let the eggs cook a few more minutes or let them stand in the hot water longer."
"I just learned how to steam eggs. Love it!! one cup water in your sauce pan add steamer basket add eggs put the lid on it and steam for 15 min. Perfect!!"
"I found the video helpful. When I crack my eggs I crush the ends first. It seems to help"
"I have used this recipe for years works great. I add a little salt to the water just in case an egg cracks, this prevents it from running all over in the water. Drain and add the cold water, works great."
"If you look below at my review, I didn't add that you roll/break the shells UNDER the cool water in the pan and then peel under the water, also. It really works! :-)"